The Hang Seng University of Hong Kong (HSUHK) is a non-profit private liberal-arts-oriented university. It has five Schools (Business, Communication, Decision Sciences, Humanities & Social Science, and Translation), with around 6,000 full-time students and 200 full-time faculty members. Adopting the unique “Liberal + Professional” education model, HSUHK is a residential institution which puts quality teaching and students’ all-round development as its highest priorities. Aspiring to be a leading private university in the region, HSUHK features top-quality faculty members, award-winning green campus facilities, innovative degree programmes, impactful research, and excellent student development/support services. Our aim is to nurture young talents with critical thinking, innovative minds, human caring attitude, moral values and social responsibilities.
The University now invites application for the following position:
Department of Art and Design – Assistant Professor (Full-time)
(Ref: AsstP (AAD) 2020-09-11)
The Department seeks an outstanding candidate for the planning, development, coordination and delivery of modules and advanced modules in the field of cultural and creative industries, specializing in either i) history / theory of art and design, ii) technology, or iii) professional practices. He / She will also be involved in programme management, scholarly and administration activities of the Department / School / University.
Applicants should (i) possess a Doctoral Degree in Humanities and Social Science or disciplines / professional studies related to cultural and creative industries; (ii) have a high level of subject knowledge, practical and competence in the academic or professional discipline concerned, including rich knowledge in cultural and creative industries, etc.; (iii) have a successful track record of academic / professional experience in tertiary teaching / professional services / relevant industry experience; and (iv) have a good command of both written and spoken English and Chinese.
Applicants who do not possess a doctoral degree but with advanced and senior executive experiences in cultural and creative industries will be considered for the post of Senior Lecturer.
The appointee is expected to assume duty in January 2021. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Applicants should send a full resume with expected salary by email to firstname.lastname@example.org or by post to Human Resources Office, The Hang Seng University of Hong Kong, Hang Shin Link, Siu Lek Yuen, Shatin, N.T., Hong Kong. Review of applications will begin soon until the position is filled. Please indicate the post applied for and mark 'Application - Confidential' and the reference number on the cover. The University reserves the right not to fill the position in this exercise.
Applicants who are not invited to an interview within three months may consider their applications unsuccessful. All information received will be treated in strict confidence, and the data collected will be used for recruitment purposes only. The Personal Information Collection Statement will be provided upon request.
The Hang Seng University of Hong Kong, incorporated in Hong Kong with limited liability by guarantee, is an equal opportunity employer.